Free at-home COVID-19 test now available

WASHINGTON D.C. (ADAMS) – Free at-home COVID-19 tests are now available from the federal government.

Residential households in the U.S. can order one set of four rapid antigen COVID-19 tests by going to

There’s a button to click on that leads to a Postal Service page where folks can enter their information and order their tests. There’s a limit of one order per address and they start shipping out in late January.

According to the White House, the tests will typically ship ‘within seven to 12 days of ordering.’ The CDC recommends testing five days after exposure to COVID-19 or as soon as symptoms occur.

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